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Scorpion light attack aircraft made its first flight

Hopefully Scorpion light attack December 12, 2013 completed the first flight, said the South American consortium Textron AirLand. The plane took off from the airfield U.S. Air Force base, «McConnell» in Wichita Kansas. In total, the first flying gunship, a recognized best, lasted 1.4 hours, reports Lenta.ru.   Aircraft operated test pilot Dan Hinson, who said that, the flight was absolutely in accordance with the plan. The main purpose of the first flight was to test the Scorpion maneuvering characteristics and maneuverability at low speeds, especially when landing.   Other details not specified tests gunship. In the next test will

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«SCORPIO» FINDING YOUR NICHE

Analysts do not believe, will find whether your company Textron AirLand (a joint venture between Textron and AirLand Enterprises) light tactical aircraft Scorpion niche in the market, now writes flightglobal.com. Frame this plane is designed for the U.S. Air Force, but analysts range that it can be put into service. Views on military aircraft analyst Center for Strategic and budget estimates Ganzingera Mark (Mark Gunzinger), this function will perform better aircraft drones. According to the developers, the new aircraft is designed for use in local conflicts, protecting the borders, the maritime patrol, assist in unavoidable situations, counter-narcotics, providing defense and

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«SCORPIO» FINDING YOUR NICHE

Analysts do not believe, will find whether your company Textron AirLand (a joint venture between Textron and AirLand Enterprises) light tactical aircraft Scorpion niche in the market, now writes flightglobal.com. Frame this plane is designed for the U.S. Air Force, but analysts range that it can be put into service. Views on military aircraft analyst Center for Strategic and budget estimates Ganzingera Mark (Mark Gunzinger), this function will perform better aircraft drones. According to the developers, the new aircraft is designed for use in local conflicts, protecting the borders, the maritime patrol, assist in unavoidable situations, counter-narcotics, providing defense and

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Scorpion promising attack aircraft prepares for testing

In the development and implementation of methods of combat aircraft in recent years there are several major trends. Dogfights between fighters have become quite rare and has become the main objective of aircraft strikes against ground targets of the enemy. Immediately with this new aircraft price constantly grows. The cost of the most modern fighter-bombers achieves such a level that can reduce the number of people willing to buy them. Seeing these problems and wanting to enter the market of combat aircraft, and the company Textron AirLand Enterprises began a cooperative project to create a relatively cheapest kind of attack

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Scorpion light attack aircraft made its first flight

Hopefully Scorpion light attack December 12, 2013 completed the first flight, said the South American consortium Textron AirLand. The plane took off from the airfield U.S. Air Force base, «McConnell» in Wichita Kansas. In total, the first flying gunship, a recognized best, lasted 1.4 hours, reports Lenta.ru.   Aircraft operated test pilot Dan Hinson, who said that, the flight was absolutely in accordance with the plan. The main purpose of the first flight was to test the Scorpion maneuvering characteristics and maneuverability at low speeds, especially when landing.   Other details not specified tests gunship. In the next test will

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Scorpion light attack aircraft made its first flight

Hopefully Scorpion light attack December 12, 2013 completed the first flight, said the South American consortium Textron AirLand. The plane took off from the airfield U.S. Air Force base, «McConnell» in Wichita Kansas. In total, the first flying gunship, a recognized best, lasted 1.4 hours, reports Lenta.ru.   Aircraft operated test pilot Dan Hinson, who said that, the flight was absolutely in accordance with the plan. The main purpose of the first flight was to test the Scorpion maneuvering characteristics and maneuverability at low speeds, especially when landing.   Other details not specified tests gunship. In the next test will

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Americans began TEST light attack SCORPION

The American company Textron start ground tests promising assault aircraft Scorpion, reports Flightglobal. Plane makes while jogging on the runway at the airport in Wichita businesses in Kansas and taxiing. After this step, test, Scorpion December 5, 2013 will perform the first flight. As expected, the attack will rise into the air from an air base «McConnell» U.S. Air Force in Kansas. Development Scorpion gunship conducted from April 2012 by Textron with AirLand Enterprises. The project also participates Cessna, assembles aircraft. Businesses want to offer a new attack in the U.S. Air Force as a deshevenky candidates available now assault

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COMPANY «Textron» creating small UAV-BOMB

Textron Defense Systems company for the benefit of annual Air Force Association conference in Washington (DC) showed a new drone, which is designed to explode when it detects enemy positions.   Compact UAV BattleHawk stuffed with 40-mm fragmentation ammunition. Through the nasal chamber built fighters can operate it with hills or rooftops to attack enemy forces had taken refuge.   BattleHawk to transport and launch container weighs around 5 pounds. Resettled motor unit with a rear pusher propeller.   From small remote control can control the UAV fighters, can reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour and duration

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CONTINUE TO FLIGHT TEST light combat aircraft «SCORPIO»

Joint venture Textron AirLand, LLC, to make the company Textron Inc. and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, has announced that in January and February, conducted additional flight test reconnaissance and light attack aircraft Scorpion, reports blogs.ottawacitizen.com February 17. The last flight was held on February 13. In 2014, the development team wants to spend a few hundred test flights on the identification speed, altitude and maneuverability layout. «Overall, we have received very positive results. We evaluated the effectiveness of the aircraft, tested mechanical components and onboard electrical systems. «Scorpion» is a very capable platform, I am confident in the reliability of

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Assault Textron AirLand Scorpion. The next stage of testing

A few days to reverse the U.S. ended the next step test promising light attack aircraft Scorpion, made by Textron AirLand. In January and early February spetsy development company tested the various systems and gathered the information needed to improve the upcoming new aircraft. Tests run on February 13. According to test pilot D. Hinson, in the process carried out test flights were excellent results. The purpose of the test was to check the previous mechanical and electrical systems of the aircraft. In addition, testers were able to estimate its general properties and effectiveness. Test flights were conducted at

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